"I wanted to tell as many people as possible so that if people ran into me and I looked like crap, they’d know why."
Tracie Marie shared a photo on Facebook of what breast cancer means to her and, spoiler alert, it has nothing to do with a pink ribbon.
Allyson Lynch is showing off her mastectomy tattoos to show that breast cancer doesn't make you any less beautiful or feminine.
“It was something I felt uncomfortable about as I was heavier than ever and had a mastectomy -- but it was something that I just wanted to do for me."
Rachel Garlinghouse is reminding women that the disease doesn’t care about your race, age or eating habits.
Must-know, expert advice regarding prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of breast cancer. Veep star and Seinfeld alumna Julia Louis-Dreyfus—the beloved, seemingly ageless sitcom staple since the 1980s—revealed recently she has breast cancer. Inspired by that fight, Eat This, Not That! reached out to doctors, nutritionists and other health professionals and asked them for their best tips for battling breast cancer.
There's a surprising place to begin your fight against breast cancer—your kitchen pantry. One in eight women will be affected by breast cancer in her lifetime. Breast cancer, in particular, is the most common.
The day after winning her record-shattering sixth consecutive Emmy award earlier this month, "Veep" star Julia Louis-Dreyfus was dealt a blow: She learned she had breast cancer.
"Lifting my arm, I suddenly felt a hard lump. I reasoned that it was probably a blocked milk duct and that’s why Elzette hadn’t been able to feed."
The Smythe "Duchess" blazer, a favorite of the Duchess of Cambridge, is getting a candy-color makeover for an important cause.
Shonni Peterson recently shared this heartbreaking photo of her newborn breastfeeding from her single right breast -- she may get three weeks at best before she has to stop breastfeeding to start chemo.
You know their size, level of perkiness, and how good they look in that one shirt with the plunging neckline. But how familiar are you really with your breasts? For optimal breast health , says Dr. Joshua G. Cohen , a gynecological oncologist at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, you need to have what physicians calls breast self-awareness. "What that means," explains Cohen, "is we want patients to be aware of what's normal for them and understand that if something is different, it's important to see a doctor." And that extends far beyond looking out for bumps. While a firm, usually fixed area is the most common presentation of breast cancer, the deadly disease can rear its head in other ways. Four pros share what to look out for. From Redbook
An Alberta family is in mourning after a new mom of twins passed away from breast cancer, just one week after diagnosis.
A gynecologist says actress Gwyneth Paltrow is reportedly spreading false medical information in Paltrow's health and wellness website Goop.
A new report from the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) and the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) states that vigorous exercise has been shown to reduce the risk of breast cancer in both pre- and post-menopausal women. The link between vigorous exercise and breast cancer prevention was “a bit of a surprise,” experts say. The results from this comprehensive research — which was comprised of 119 studies, including data on 12 million women and 260,000 cases of breast cancer — also found “strong evidence” that moderate exercise decreases the risk of post-menopausal breast cancer (the most common type of breast cancer).
When Jennifer Cordts noticed some redness on the side of one of her breasts, she was told it was because her bra was too small. The light discolouration looked almost like sunburn. Everything looked fine,” the 46-year-old mother of two told WFAA ABC News.
The health benefits of a Mediterranean diet have long been flouted, but now science has found another plus point. Because turns out following a diet rich in fruit, vegetables, fish, nuts, whole grains and olive oil can help reduce the risk of one of the worse types of breast cancer by up to 40 per cent. Researchers monitored more than 62,000 women over a period of 20 years to see how their breast cancer risk was affected by what they ate.